About the Area

2017 Altay Xtrail Expedition race will take place in the iconic Altay. This race will take you to regions that are not normally accessible to tourists be they Chinese or foreigners.

Teams will experience the unique grasslands, lakes, mountains in this spectacular part in the world. Altay prefecture located in northern Xinjiang, its northwest connect to Kazakhstan and Russia, its northeast border with Mongolia. The Kazak culture surround across iconic destinations that teams will explore during their one week journey.

Watch the video below to get a taste for what the region is like. This was filmed in June 2016 in the lead up to the first event.